Erimem and Andy Hansen talk while preparing for Christmas. Erimem says that she's been writing personalised cards to several of her friends: Tom Niven, Adam Docherty, and Helena and Ibrahim Hadmani. Andy tells Erimem that the messages within each of the cards aren't exactly appropriate for Christmas and convinces Erimem to rewrite them.
- Erimem likes Slade and Wham.
- Included with the story is an apparent illustration of Erimem's card to Adam Docherty, although it is not said within the text of the story that Erimem has cards with pictures of herself on them.
- Adam Docherty originates from PROSE: Buccaneer.
- Andy recalls Helena and Ibrahim Hadmani's wedding. (PROSE: The Three Faces of Helena)
- Erimem mentions Andy's "girlfriend from three hundred years ago". (PROSE: Buccaneer, I Saw Three Ships, et al)
- Erimem mentions that Cliff Richard "saved the world" last Christmas. (PROSE: Cliff Richard Saves the World)
- Erimem's Christmas card depicts her wrapped in tinsel garland, which she was first introduced to and fascinated by two Christmases earlier. (PROSE: In Search of Doctor X)